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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hirwaun, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hirwaun...

Hirwaun is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Hirwaun varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Hirwaun is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Hirwaun?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Hirwaun is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Hirwaun?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Hirwaun. The nearest one is Aberavon, which is only 16.7km (11.7miles) away from Hirwaun. Click here for more information on Aberavon and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Hirwaun are Sker, which is 18.9km (11.7miles) away, and Ogmore, located ca 19.6km (12.2miles) from Hirwaun.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Hirwaun. A good beach nearby is Whitesands, which is 19.4km (12.1miles) away from Hirwaun. Another beautiful beach near Hirwaun is Aberystwyth, which is 23.7km (14.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Hirwaun?

The sea temperature around Hirwaun is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Hirwaun. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to roughly 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hirwaun?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hirwaun: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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